Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA 71497

Located in Natchitoches, Louisiana, Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of The University of Louisiana System that operates 10 campuses in Grambling, Ruston, Lake Charles, Thibodaux, Natchitoches, Hammond, Lafayette, Monroe, New Orleans, Baton Rouge.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 5180 and 3201 students were accepted.

Northwestern State University of Louisiana in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,180 and fees $2,440. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,968 and $2,440 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN
  • BSN
  • Masters program tracks: MSN
  • LPN to BSN
  • RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 88
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 235
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 59
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Louisiana State University-Alexandria
56.39 miles away
Grambling State University
57.76 miles away
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
58.73 miles away
Louisiana Tech University
59.57 miles away
University of Louisiana at Monroe
80.39 miles away
Stephen F Austin State University
88.15 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin - Meep
99.82 miles away
Copiah-Lincoln Community College - Natchez Campus
101.18 miles away
Angelina College At Lufkin -Traditional
101.24 miles away
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
106.67 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1941 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1974 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2003 - Current

Admissions

62%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading430 to 540
SAT: Math450 to 560
ACT Composite19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$11,567

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,124
30k to 48k$13,515
48k to 75k$10,978
75k to 110k$11,623
Over 110k$13,743
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

79%

Recipients

$6,984

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

39%

Recipients

$4,211

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

48%

Recipients

$7,230

Average Amount

Student Population

8,832

Undergrads

987

Graduates

6,869

Women

2,950

Men

56%

Full-time

44%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
58%
Black/African American
27%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
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Natchitoches, LA 71497
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